Ben King Award
The Ben King Award is a $1,000 scholarship given to an undergraduate who is majoring in engineering (or a related field) and is working to support himself while in college. The award recognizes an outstanding brother in need of financial assistance who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership skills and strong character. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply.
District Scholarships are awarded through the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation based upon availability of funds within each district. Three (3) scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded in each district. Desired candidates will demonstrate dedication to academic excellence, a commitment to serving others, and a devotion to Phi Kappa Psi.
The William H. Blanning awards for graduate study are two (2) $3,800 awards and the Founders Graduate Awards are two (2) $2,000 awards for members who are in graduate school now or who will enter graduate school next fall . Academic standing, leadership and character are primary considerations for the awards. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply.
Jerry Nelson Award
The Jerry Nelson Award of $1,750 recognizes an undergraduate or graduate Phi Psi who, while making significant contributions to his chapter, campus and community, has maintained high moral standards and has excelled in a particular venture. A minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply, but the applicant’s entrepreneurial spirit within Phi Psi, his personal life or a professional setting is most important.
Philip M. Cornelius Award
First awarded in 1993, a $1,500 scholarship is given to an undergraduate Phi Psi with financial need, at least a 2.75 GPA and demonstrated moral character and leadership skills.
The $1,000 Pride Award was created to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate or graduate students who identify as gay, bisexual, or transgendered. Consideration for the award will be given to those with financial need and demonstrate fraternity involvement, as well as a commitment to serving campus and community.
Ralph “Dud” Daniel Award
The Ralph “Dud” Daniel Award of $3,500 recognizes an undergraduate member who has made outstanding leadership contributions to his chapter, campus and community. A minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply, but the applicant’s leadership accomplishments are the primary factors in the award. Leadership outside the chapter setting is most important.
Ruddick C. Lawrence Award
The Ruddick C. Lawrence Award for public service is two (2) $2,500 scholarships awarded to two (2) undergraduate members who have provided meritorious service to people or organizations outside Phi Kappa Psi. While candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis is placed on service to campus, college community and hometown organizations.
The Schroeder Family Finance Award
The Schroeder Family Finance Award is a $1,000 educational scholarship awarded annually to a graduate or undergraduate Phi Psi preparing for a career in investment banking, sales and trading, asset management or a related field. Financial need, fraternity and community involvement and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) are also considerations for the award.
Solon E. Summerfield Awards
The Solon E. Summerfield Award Program five (5) scholarships to Phi Psi undergraduates. One brother is selected as the Outstanding Solon E. Summerfield Scholar, with an award of $7,500 and one runner-up will receive $5,000. Three (3) Phi Psis are selected as Summerfield Scholars with an award amount of $2,500 each. The primary selection criteria are academic standing and leadership and service to their chapter, campus and community. Emphasis is placed on chapter leadership. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply.
Watkins Christian Scholar Award
The Watkins Christian Scholar Award provides $2,500 to a graduate or undergraduate Phi Psi who inspires his peers to fulfill all aspects of the Phi Psi Creed by demonstrating the character of Jesus Christ and is committed (no matter their chosen major; business, engineering, biology, etc.) to advancing the Gospel within their chosen vocation (i.e. doctor, lawyer, manager, business owner, etc.).
William R. Walker Award
The William R. Walker Award of $2,500 recognizes a graduate or undergraduate student in business, real estate, housing or land use, public policy and urban planning, or a law student with the intent to practice real estate law. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required.
Winston R. “Win” Tate Award
The Winston R. “Win” Tate Award of $2,500 recognizes a graduate or undergraduate student in business, with preference given to those studying economics, accounting or finance. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required.